Basic Requirements

In order to apply for a career as an air traffic controller or flight service specialist, you must meet the following basic requirements prior to applying:

• be 18 years or older,
• have a high school diploma, or equivalency,
• be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident,
• meet language requirements (a high level of proficiency in English and French for the Montreal Flight Information Region (including the National Capital Region), English for all other regions).

No experience in the aviation industry is required.

In addition to meeting these requirements you must be willing to relocate, must meet medical requirements, be prepared to undergo a security check, and be available for training within the next 18 months.